Health

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Overview

In Australia's ever expanding healthcare industry, the need for qualified professionals is greater than ever.  If you have an interest in human health and a passion for helping people in need, Southern Cross University's health degrees are the perfect prescription for your future. 

Our degrees are designed in consultation with health sector professionals and associations, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate courses across disciplines including biomedical science, exercise physiology, midwifery, nursing, psychological science, speech pathology, sport and exercise science, occupational therapy and osteopathy.  

Most fulfil the academic prerequisites for professional registration, and we also have two on-campus health clinics that provide safe and supervised environments for student practicums. As well, you will benefit from learning under our unique Southern Cross Model, which is designed to deliver greater momentum and motivation as you achieve milestones quickly, setting you up for success at university and in your health career. 

Almost 90% of our health graduates are employed shortly after graduation (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching 2018). 

A career in health will enable you to transform lives, both today and tomorrow. Southern Cross University can help get you there. 

Apply now to start studying in July and join a university that’s transforming tomorrow. 

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“Southern Cross Uni were open-minded about my industry and study experience. I liked the location, the flexibility of online study and meeting face-to-face for residentials. The learning content had a great mix of direct practice and critical reflection which was really valuable.”

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Why choose Health with Southern Cross?

One of the best clinical lab facilities in Australia

Health Clinics on-campus provide safe and supervised environments for practicums

5-star health ratings

We are 5-star rated in psychology, nursing and health services and support (GUG 2023)

Graduates in very high demand

Health graduates in very high demand as Health Care and Social Assistance is Australia's largest and fastest growing industry

Guaranteed entry with Diploma of Health

Students are guaranteed entry with Diploma of Health into numerous Health Bachelor courses

How to apply

Ready to take the next step in your higher education journey? Find out how you can apply to Southern Cross University.

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Scholarships

The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Entry pathways

There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.

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Come visit

Get a taste of the Southern Cross University experience through our webinars, campus tours and info sessions.

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Faculty of Health

Fostering capable and creative practitioners, researchers and scientists. The Faculty of Health offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of health disciplines. Many courses include professional placements for students to gain first-hand experience in the workplace. Professional experience placements require students to fulfil certain pre-requisites prior to attending placement.

 

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